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Two good articles from Bernie’s website…

https://berniesanders.com/sanders-and-the-theory-of-change-radical-politics-for-grown-ups/ https://berniesanders.com/the-volcanic-core-fueling-the-2016-election/ Much much more good material on his site. Check it out… surf a bit…

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Original Content on Citizen Candidates and their tiny support staff as the Newfangled Pro Democracy Freedom Riders…

So maybe that’s where this leads. A small group of organized, trained, idealistic, committed pro Democracy activists- but not just one such group, many… say one for every Congressional District in this country, so 435 groups of this kind to

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A great discussion on the state of “Our Democracy”…

I am just going to put all the links in to this and comment here and there.  Ultimately this is an exchange between Chris Hedges and Sheldon Wolin, a retired Princeton professor.  http://www.truthdig.com/avbooth/item/can_capitalism_and_democracy_coexist_parts_1_2_and_3_20141025 Reading these chapters (1&2 of 8) leads

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FEC document link that might help empower pro Democracy movement…

http://www.fec.gov/pdf/candgui.pdf#search=candidates%20paid%20from%20campaign%20funds …pp.53-54 explain how Candidates can legally be paid a salary from their campaign committee funds. This is a key to promoting citizen candidacies of and by people who otherwise might not ever consider or be able to enter the

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Now that I’ve entered the fray as a “Citizen Candidate”…

…I’ll be doing some posting to this Chapter, or Category, in order to explain what my motivation is to make this “write in” run myself and, more importantly, why this kind of progressive “Citizen Candidacy” could possibly become a tool

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